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Fosamax, also called alendronate sodium, as well as other drugs in the class of bisphosphonate drugs used to treat osteoporosis and osteopenia have been found to cause bone damage.
Pradaxa (dabigatran) is a prescription blood-thinning medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) to reduce the risk of stroke in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.
The Associated Press revealed in July of 2005 that the risk of suffering from a blood clot while using the Ortho Evra birth control patch was three times higher than when using standard birth control pills.
The use of the prescription drug Zoloft has been linked to numerous birth defects, injuries, and other complications, particularly when used by pregnant women during their first trimester.
Millions of Americans use denture creams to keep their dentures securely in place. Zinc, contained in a number of popular adhesive creams, can cause copper deficiency in the user.
The FDA updated the Adverse Reactions section of the labeling for Singulair (Montelukast) in September 2012 to include Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS).
Yaz is one of the brand names used for the generic drug drospirenone, also sold under the names Yasmine and Ocella.
A group of researchers, including those from the John's Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, found that the molecule paroxetine (the active ingredient in the antidepressant Paxil and one of the class of SSRI antidepressants) is associated with developmental...read more
Research Continues to Suggest that Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Poses Autism Risk for Children
In March of 2017, a research group published a study in the joural "European Psychiatry" that was a meta-analysis and systemic review of the relationship between maternal SSRI exposure and the risk of autism in the offspring of those mothers. The paper concluded that:...read more